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Solveig Engebretsen

Solveig, Engebretsen
Name: Solveig Engebretsen
Title: Forsker / Research Scientist
Phone: (+47) 22852649 Mob: 47083876
Email: solveige [at] nr [dot] no
Scientific areas: Statistical analysis, High-dimensional data, Network analysis, Infectious disease modelling
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    Academic journal articles


    Engebretsen, Solveig; Engø-Monsen, Kenth; Aleem, Mohammad Abdul; Gurley, Emily Suzanne; Frigessi Di Rattalma, Arnoldo; de Blasio, Birgitte Freiesleben. Time-aggregated mobile phone mobility data are sufficient for modelling influenza spread: the case of Bangladesh. Journal of the Royal Society Interface (ISSN 1742-5689). 17(167) doi: 10.1098/rsif.2019.0809. 2020.


    Engebretsen, Solveig; Engø-Monsen, Kenth; Frigessi Di Rattalma, Arnoldo; De Blasio, Birgitte Freiesleben. A theoretical single-parameter model for urbanisation to study infectious disease spread and interventions. PLoS Computational Biology (ISSN 1553-734X). 15(3) doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1006879. 2019. Institutional archive 

    Engebretsen, Solveig; Glad, Ingrid Kristine. Additive monotone regression in high and lower dimensions. Statistics Surveys (ISSN 1935-7516). 13 pp 1-51. doi: 10.1214/19-SS124. 2019. Institutional archive 

    Engebretsen, Solveig; Bohlin, Jon. Statistical predictions with glmnet. Clinical Epigenetics (ISSN 1868-7075). 11 doi: 10.1186/s13148-019-0730-1. 2019.


    Engebretsen, Solveig; Frigessi, Arnoldo; Engø-Monsen, Kenth; Furberg, Anne-Sofie; Stubhaug, Audun; De Blasio, Birgitte Freiesleben; Nielsen, Christopher Sivert. The peer effect on pain tolerance. Scandinavian Journal of Pain (ISSN 1877-8860). 18(3) pp 467-477. doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2018-0060. 2018. Institutional archive 

    Academic lectures


    Engebretsen, Solveig. Using mobile phone data to study the spatio-temporal spread of influenza in Bangladesh. Konferanse, Det 20. norske statistikermøtet; Sola strandhotell, Stavanger, 19.06.2019.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. Modelling the spread of influenza by use of mobile phone mobility data. Seminar, BigInsight Day 2019; Folkehelseinstituttet, 14.11.2019.


    Engebretsen, Solveig. Influensaspredning, populasjonsklynger og effekten av reiserestriksjoner. Seminar, Influensaforum; Folkehelseinstituttet, 20.04.2018.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. Pain tolerance is positively correlated with friends' pain tolerance. Seminar, Internal seminar; University of Oslo, 07.09.2018.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. Pain tolerance is positively correlated with friends' pain tolerance. Seminar, Internal seminar; University of Groningen, 18.01.2018.


    Engebretsen, Solveig. Using mobile phone data for modelling influenza spread. Seminar, Digital torsdag, 02.11.2017.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. Pain tolerance is positively correlated with friends' pain tolerance. Seminar, BigInsight Day 2017; Skatteetaten, 31.10.2017.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. The effect of population distribution on infectious disease spread, effectiveness of travel restrictions and vaccination. Konferanse, Action Conference and Working Group Meetings Statistical Network Science COSTNET17; Mallorca, 26.10.2017.

    Scientific lectures


    Engebretsen, Solveig. Pain tolerance and social networks. Seminar, Seminar for THE LEKNES AFFECTIVE BRAIN LAB, 16.02.2018.


    Engebretsen, Solveig. Using mobile phone data for modelling influenza spread. Seminar, Fagseminar i mikrobiologi; Folkehelseinstituttet, 24.03.2017.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. Your pain tolerance is correlated with your friends’ pain tolerance. Workshop, Focustat research kitchen, 15.11.2017.

    Doctoral dissertations


    Engebretsen, Solveig. Contributions to network science in public health. : . 2019.



    Løland, Anders; Engebretsen, Solveig; Günther, Clara-Cecilie. Beregning av pantegrad og innsamlingsgrad for 2019. Norsk Regnesentral, Oslo. NR-notat SAMBA/04/20. pp 62. 2020.

    Popular scientific lectures


    Rognebakke, Hanne Therese Wist; Redelmeier, Annabelle Alice; Engebretsen, Solveig. Introduksjon til R – verktøy for statistisk analyse og maskinlæring. Kurs; Norsk Regnesentral, Oslo, 29.01.2020.

    Media contributions


    Engebretsen, Solveig. Smittetallet R: Slik regner Folkehelse­­instituttet ut hvordan korona­viruset sprer seg. 2020. Forskning.no [Internet] 25.05.2020.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. Koronajegeren. 2020. D2 [Newspaper] 08.05.2020.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. YRKESINTERVJU Statistiker. 2020. Utdanning.no [Internet] 02.04.2020.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. Årets ledestjerne? 2020. Tekna magasinet [Business/trade/industry journal] 21.05.2020.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. Data on how Norwegians move around allow for a finetuned model of calculating the spread of coronavirus. 2020. sciencenorway.no [Internet] 27.05.2020.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. Jakter på koronasmitte i mobildata. 2020. UiO Det matematisk-naturvitenskapelige fakultet [Internet] 02.04.2020.

    Engebretsen, Solveig. Intervju TV 2 Nyhetskanalen. 2020. TV 2 Nyhetskanalen [TV] 29.06.2020.

    Frigessi, Arnoldo; Engebretsen, Solveig. Jakter viruset med mobildata. 2020. Morgenbladet [Newspaper] 13.03.2020.

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